For legal assistance with any Unemployment Insurance Benefits (UIB) issues, the Legal Aid Society of San Diego holds regular UIB clinics at the San Diego Law Library on the last Wednesday of the month from 12:30 PM to 3 PM. The clinic location is the San Diego Law Library Downtown location at 1105 Front Street. This is a Walk-in clinic, no appointment necessary.  This clinic helps with:  

  • Applying for unemployment 
  • Understanding benefit denials and appeal results (Notice of Determination and Decision) 
  • Advice and assistance with appeals to an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (CUIAB) and Superior Court 
  • Assistance with overpayment situations, including: establishing installment agreements and applying for overpayment waivers